Country Director, Canada
WEConnect International has been active in Canada since the beginning of 2008 working with strategic partners, government agencies, corporate members and outstanding women business owners across the country.
WEConnect International is proud to be the exclusive global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S. WEConnect International leverages this strong long-term partnership to provide opportunities to the organizations WEConnect International partners within all target countries, including Canada. Together, WEConnect International and WBENC are responsible for ensuring universal women's business enterprise certification standards and processes are maintained by our respective affiliates and local partner organizations.
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(November 28, 2016) WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise National Brokers Insurance Services Inc. has launched their highly anticipated insurance, networking and healthcare membership program for female entrepreneurs, Bloom. Identified as one of the fastest growing markets in North America, Bloom helps women entrepreneurs navigate the unique challenges faced as both women and business leaders. Designed by women for women, the program provides support through custom commercial, personal and health insurance coverage options.
From Babson Blogs - Faculty in the News on October 25, 2016:
"Professor Patricia Greene will speak on November 8th on The ABCs of Growth: Aspirations, Behaviors, and Confidence. She will be presenting at the Power the Economy – WEConnect International in Canada National Conference in Toronto...
Patricia G. Greene is the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College. Currently, she also serves as the academic director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Women programs.
(October 25, 2016) According to PR Newswire, WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise Olen Cosmetics has launched a new (Patent Pending) 100% natural sunscreen - Sunblocz. Majda Ficko started Olen Cosmetics to formulate all-natural products for babies and children. The Manitoba-based company has already made a name for themselves with its all natural skin products Baby Butz and Supraderm. They have won numerous awards including WEConnect International in Canada's Woman Business Enterprise of Year 2015 Award.